/NYC Dead Stay in Freezer Trucks Set Up During Spring Covid-19 Surge – The Wall Street Journal

NYC Dead Stay in Freezer Trucks Set Up During Spring Covid-19 Surge – The Wall Street Journal


The bodies of hundreds of people who died in New York City during the Covid-19 surge in the spring are still in storage in freezer trucks on the Brooklyn waterfront.

Many of the bodies are of people whose families can’t be located or can’t afford a proper burial, according to the city’s Office of Chief Medical Examiner. About 650 bodies are being stored in the trucks at a disaster morgue that was set up in April on the 39th Street Pier in Sunset Park.

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